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Friday, 19 August 2016

WELL HEELED - Lecce in Southern Italy for FOOD and TRAVEL MAGAZINE



http://foodandtravel.com/travel/gourmet-traveller/well-heeled

Often nicknamed "The Florence of the South" for its baroque architecture, Lecce has a long history.
Thought to have been established originally by the the Messapii who are said to have been Cretans.
It's historic centre is stunning!








Claudio Quarta shows us his impressive cellars at Cantina Moros Winery - Guagnano - Puglia
Olive Groves & Countryside surrounding Lecce

The very talented chef, Rosario Tannisi is keeping family cooking alive at the Osteria Ristorante alle La Bombarde.
Lunch at Osteria Ristorante alle La Bombarde - Ciceri e Trie-Pasta (boiled tria & crispy fried tria) dish with chickpeas, mussels, squid & clams - I can't explain just how wonderful this dish was - just superb!
Masseria Trapana a beautifully restored fortified farm in the countryside outside Lecce - thanks to Rob and all the staff for a putting up with us!

Pizzi leccesi at the beautifully restored Masseria Trapana Retreat Hotel.



Silvestro Silvestori in his very picturesque kitchen at The Awaiting Table Cooking School. ``showing us how to making Cappelletti Messicane Pasta - it's harder than you think!

I have to say I wasn't a big Rose fan until I tried this!



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Nominee In 9th Int'l Color Awards...

Nothing like blowing your own trumpet!





Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Bolivian Odyssey - A photographic tour to the high Andes region of Bolivia with High Lives...

"Bolivian Odyssey - A photographic tour to the high Andes region of Bolivia in March 2016. In partnership with High Lives (http://www.highlives.co.uk).

Here are some of the highlights from our recent photo tour of this exotic and exciting region of the world.

Bolivia is still a truly exciting travel experience. It has UNESCO world heritage cities of exquisite colonial beauty, A fiercely traditional indigenous population that clings to it's traditions of religion, lifestyle and dress code, the largest and highest salt flats in the world, along with magical high altitude desert regions and colourful volcanic lagoons. Here is a day by day account of the trip.

DAY 6 & 7: The High Desert

At over 5000 meters, Bolivia's High desert region is literally breath-taking!












Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Bolivian Odyssey - A photographic tour to the high Andes region of Bolivia with High Lives...

"Bolivian Odyssey - A photographic tour to the high Andes region of Bolivia in March 2016. In partnership with High Lives (http://www.highlives.co.uk).

Here are some of the highlights from our recent photo tour of this exotic and exciting region of the world.

Bolivia is still a truly exciting travel experience. It has UNESCO world heritage cities of exquisite colonial beauty, A fiercely traditional indigenous population that clings to it's traditions of religion, lifestyle and dress code, the largest and highest salt flats in the world, along with magical high altitude desert regions and colourful volcanic lagoons. Here is a day by day account of the trip.


DAY 5: UYUNI:

The devastatingly beautiful salt flats at Uyuni and the train graveyard. Here are four very different views of this unique area...





Tuesday, 26 April 2016

BOLIVIAN ODYSSEY- A photographic tour to the high Andes region of Bolivia with High Lives...

"Bolivian Odyssey - A photographic tour to the high Andes region of Bolivia in March 2016. 
In partnership with High Lives (http://www.highlives.co.uk).


Here are some of the highlights from our recent photo tour of this exotic and exciting region of the world.

DAY 4: POTOSI - PULACAYO - UYUNI. 

The stunning high road between Potosi and Pulacayo are home to remote communities of Llama farmers. It's a long and empty road. Where you might be lucky to see the odd truck on it's way to the markets of Potosi. 

The historic industrial site of Pulacayo is located in the Potosí Department of Bolivia. The mining center developed around Huanchaca, the world's 2nd largest silver mine, and was originally founded in 1833. Now virtually a ghost town Pulacayo is a UNESCO world heritage site that features a the first railroad to ever reach Bolivia. 
Pulacayo also contains a train that Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid famously robbed.




 


Saturday, 23 April 2016

"Bolivian Odyssey - A photographic tour to the high Andes region of Bolivia in March 2016. In partnership with High Lives (http://www.highlives.co.uk).

Here are some of the highlights from our recent photo tour of this exotic and exciting region of the world.

Bolivia is still a truly exciting travel experience. It has UNESCO world heritage cities of exquisite colonial beauty, A fiercely traditional indigenous population that clings to it's traditions of religion, lifestyle and dress code, the largest and highest salt flats in the world, along with magical high altitude desert regions and colourful volcanic lagoons. Here is a day by day account of the trip.

DAY 3: POTOSI:

This mountain housed the worlds largest silver mine - it funded the Spanish empire and reputedly claimed the lives of nine million men - it is called the mountain that eats men!
The beautifully restored convent of Torre de la compania de jesus - houses some of Christendom's most priceless treasures.

Easter celebrations on the streets of Potosi.

So that's where they buy their hats - Central Market, Potosi.
Cerro Rico Mine (The worlds largest Silver mine - known locally as the mine that eats men) - Potosi.


Thursday, 21 April 2016

Bolivian Odyssey - A photographic tour to the high Andes region of Bolivia with High Lives & Gary Latham Photography.

"Bolivian Odyssey - A photographic tour to the high Andes region of Bolivia in March 2016. In partnership with High Lives (http://www.highlives.co.uk).

Here are some of the highlights from our recent photo tour of this exotic and exciting region of the world. 

Festival Spectators at the Tarabuco - The Pujllay Festival.